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Candid Jazz MastersFor Miles ... CD
Candid, 1991. Used ... $8.99
Features Claudio Roditi on trumpet, Donald Harrison on alto, Ricky Ford on tenor, Kenny Barron on piano, Larry Gales on bass, and Joe Chambers on drums. CD

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Toshiko Akiyoshi & Charlie MarianoToshiko Mariano Quartet (Candid) ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
One of the few recorded meetings of alto saxophonist Charlie Mariano and pianist Toshiko Akioshi in the studio – quite strange given that they were a couple at the time! The session's easily one of the last great American sessions by either player – a work that shows Mariano's alto really building on the strengths of his work in the 50s, and Akioshi's piano shedding some of its early bop influences, and going for the richly-toned sound that would serve her greatly in the 70s. The long tracks here offer plenty of space for Charlie's sharp tone to really do its thing – and that raspy warmth of the 50s is even more deeply soulful at this point – and augmented by a new sense of composition that gives the record some of its best tracks. There's almost a nascent sense of spiritualism here – quite unusual for the time – and titles include "When You Meet Her", "Toshiko's Elegy", "Deep River", and "Little T". CD

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Charles MingusMingus (Candid) (180 gram turquoise vinyl pressing) (2022 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Candid, 1960. New Copy ... On November 25, 2022
One of Charles Mingus' classic recordings for the Candid label – far and away some of the best recordings he ever made, and some of the few studio sessions that really let him stretch out and do his thing! The Candid label didn't last long – but during their short stretch of recording, they gave musicians like Mingus a chance to do things they weren't able to do at bigger labels – and this 1960 session is a great change from some of the tighter style that Charles was using just the year before at Columbia. The group is a searing combo – Eric Dolphy on alto, Booker Ervin on tenor, Ted Curson on tenor, and Jimmy Knepper on trombone – really taking off on long tracks that are filled with brilliant solo work – titles that include "Lock Em Up", "MDM", and "Stormy Weather". (Note: This item is not for sale online until 7:00am on Saturday, November 26. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago the morning of Friday, November 25. It will not be pre-sold or reserved in any way. However, after 7:00am on November 26 we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus – The Candid Recordings ... LP
Candid/Barnaby, 1960. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
One of Mingus' classic recordings for the Candid label – far and away some of the best stuff he ever did, and some of the few recordings that let him really stretch out in the studio. Players include Paul Bley, Eric Dolphy, Ted Curson, Lonnie Hillyer, Booker Ervin, and Charles McPherson – most of whom play on the track "Vassarlean". Other titles include "Lock Em Up", "Stormy Weather", and "MDM" – all played with the fire and intensity you'd expect from the small combo Mingus of this era! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Barnaby pressing. Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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✨✧ Otis Spann/Lightnin HopkinsComplete Candid Otis Spann/Lightnin Hopkins Sessions (3CD set) ... CD
Candid/Mosaic, 1960. Used 3CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes a number of previously unissued tracks, too! CD
(Out of print limited, numbered pressing – with box and book. Box has some very light wear, but this is a great copy overall.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusReincarnation Of A Love Bird (Candid) ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great counterpart to the two famous Charles Mingus albums for the Candid label – really a third "lost" Candid album, recorded at the time of those sets, but never issued until many years later! As with those great dates, the work here is filled with righteous anger, unbridled emotion, and some of the most passionate jazz work of the 20th Century – directed by Mingus with unfailing energy on the bass, and featuring solo work from players who include Charles McPherson, Lonnie Hillyer, Booker Ervin, Paul Bley, Eric Dolphy, and Jimmy Knepper. None of the tracks here appeared on the albums that were released by Candid – Presents Charles Mingus or Mingus – and they were all recorded on the November 11, 1960 date that yielded part of that second album. Titles include "Bugs", "Reincarnation of a Lovebird", "R&R", "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams", and a soulful take on "Body and Soul". CD
 
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Benny BaileyBig Brass ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1960. Used ... $4.99
One of the few early albums as a leader cut by trumpeter Benny Bailey – a tremendous talent, finally getting his due! Bailey is one of the great unsung talents of jazz, and he's always made top-shelf work – from his early days with Quincy Jones, to his later years as an American expatriot, recording for European labels like Ego and MPS. This rare early session is one of the few recorded for the super-hip Candid label – and it features Bailey's trumpet at the head of a tight combo that includes Phil Woods on alto sax and bass clarinet, Julius Watkins on French Horn, Les Spann on flute and guitar, Tommy Flanagan on piano, and rhythm from Buddy Catlett on bass and Art Taylor on drums. Despite the "big brass" title, there's no horn section here – and instead, most of the numbers have that sharp-edged modern sound we associate with Candid – with Watkins horn being the only other brass instrument, alongside the lighter lines of Woods and Spann. Titles include "Hard Sock Dance", "Tipsy", "Please Say Yes", and "Maud's Mood". CD
(On Demand CDr pressing.)

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✨✧ Harry EdisonSwing Summit ... CD
Candid, 1990. Used ... $7.99
Features Harry Edison on trumpet, Buddy Tate on tenor and clarinet, Frank Wess on tenor and flute, Hugh Lawson on piano, and Ray Drummond and Bobby Durham on drums. Tracks include "Centerpiece", "S'Wonderful", "Bags Groove", and "Blue Creek". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Booker ErvinThat's It ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1961. Used ... $6.99
A tremendous non-Prestige moment from tenorist Booker Ervin – one of his first albums ever as a leader, and a record that bristles with 60s modern energy! The group here is only a quartet – with Horace Parlan on piano – and the album's got Booker's amazing tenor right out front, played with those angular, searching tones that are heard most famously on the Space and Freedom Book sessions for Prestige – but which seem to get almost more room for expression here! The remaining players are George Tucker on bass and Al Harewood on drums – both of whom help the album maintain a nicely rhythmic pulse, even when Ervin is going off into the stratosphere – and the album features 4 original tunes – "Mojo", "Uranus", "Boo", and "Booker's Blues" – plus versions of "Speak Low" and "Poinciana". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available That's It ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Booker ErvinThat's It ... CD
Candid, 1961. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
A tremendous non-Prestige moment from tenorist Booker Ervin – one of his first albums ever as a leader, and a record that bristles with 60s modern energy! The group here is only a quartet – with Horace Parlan on piano – and the album's got Booker's amazing tenor right out front, played with those angular, searching tones that are heard most famously on the Space and Freedom Book sessions for Prestige – but which seem to get almost more room for expression here! The remaining players are George Tucker on bass and Al Harewood on drums – both of whom help the album maintain a nicely rhythmic pulse, even when Ervin is going off into the stratosphere – and the album features 4 original tunes – "Mojo", "Uranus", "Boo", and "Booker's Blues" – plus versions of "Speak Low" and "Poinciana". CD
Also available That's It ... CD 6.99

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Ricky FordHot Brass ... CD
Candid, 1992. Used ... $8.99
Ricky Ford on tenor saxophone, Christian McBride on bass, Carl Allen on drums, Danilo Perez on piano, Steve Turre on trombone, and Claudio Roditi and Lew Soloff on trumpet. CD
(Out of print, booklet has a slight cut corner.)

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Donald HarrisonFor Art's Sake ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1990. Used ... $4.99
Features Harrison on alto, Marlon Jordan on trumpet, Cyrus Chestnut on piano, Christian McBride on bass, and Carl Allen on drums. Tracks include "So What", "Nut", "Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise", "In A Sentimental Mood", and the original and title track, "For Art's Sake". CD
(Out of print.)

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Lightnin HopkinsLightnin In New York (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Candid, 1961. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.98
A set that's one of the more obscure Lightning Hopkins albums of the 60s – as it was issued on the short-lived label Candid, an imprint that was mostly known for modern jazz! Yet the approach here is wonderfully faithful to the music that Hopkins does best – a well-recorded solo date that's handled in ways that are similar to some of the Prestige Records blues albums of the time – maybe in part because as things went mainstream and more commercial, it was up to some of the jazz labels to preserve a more stripped-down sound! Hopkins sings and plays guitar – and even handles a bit of piano too – on titles that include "Take It Easy", "Mighty Crazy", "Trouble Blues", "Wonder Why", "Mister Charlie", and "I've Had My Fun If I Don't Get Well No More". LP, Vinyl record album

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Shanti Paul JayasinhaRound Trip ... CD
Candid (UK), 2007. Used ... $4.99
Shanti Paul Jayasinha on trumpet, Patrick Clahar and Tim Garland on tenor sax, John Crawford on piano, Andres Lafone on bass guitar, Davide Giovannini on drums, and Alex Wilson on Fender Rhodes and Hammond B3. CD

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✨✧ Steve LacyStraight Horn Of Steve Lacy ... LP
Candid, 1960. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
The only thing "straight" about Steve Lacy's horn is its shape – as the soprano sax here is used in some extremely inventive and modern ways, especially for the date of the session! We don't think we're going out on a limb to say Lacy is one of the foremost melodic improvisors of his time, and easily one of the most talented soprano players too – and his early date as a leader shows both his forward looking involvement with the avant garde (he'd played with Cecil Taylor just before this date and does a couple of his compositions here) and a career-long fascination with Thelonious Monk. Although the group here is piano-less – with Charles Davis on baritone sax, John Ore on bass, and Roy Haynes on drums – there's a definite Monk-like edge to many of the numbers, carried off especially by the sharp turns in Lacy's horn! Titles include "Criss Cross", "Air", "Donna Lee", "Louise", "Played Twice", and "Inrospection". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, with deep groove – a beautiful copy!)

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Abbey LincolnStraight Ahead ... CD
Candid (UK), 1961. Used ... $5.99
There's nothing Straight Ahead about this record – as the album's one of the first bold statements of modernism from Abbey Lincoln – and the kind of set that builds nicely from the vocal experiments she was doing with Max Roach at the time! The group here is almost one of those largeish Roach ensembles from the Impulse years – an assortment of players that includes Max on drums, Mal Waldron on piano, Eric Dolphy on reeds, Julian Priester on trombone, and Booker Little on trumpet – plus the surprising additions of Walter Benton and Coleman Hawkins on tenor sax! Gone are the sleepy standards of earlier sessions, and in their place is Lincoln's emerging sense of anger, power, and righteous indignation – served up on the original compositions "Retribution", "Straight Ahead", and "In The Red" – plus versions of "Blue Monk", "African Lady", and "Left Alone". CD
Also available Straight Ahead ... CD 8.99

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Abbey LincolnStraight Ahead ... CD
Candid (UK), 1961. Used ... $8.99
There's nothing Straight Ahead about this record – as the album's one of the first bold statements of modernism from Abbey Lincoln – and the kind of set that builds nicely from the vocal experiments she was doing with Max Roach at the time! The group here is almost one of those largeish Roach ensembles from the Impulse years – an assortment of players that includes Max on drums, Mal Waldron on piano, Eric Dolphy on reeds, Julian Priester on trombone, and Booker Little on trumpet – plus the surprising additions of Walter Benton and Coleman Hawkins on tenor sax! Gone are the sleepy standards of earlier sessions, and in their place is Lincoln's emerging sense of anger, power, and righteous indignation – served up on the original compositions "Retribution", "Straight Ahead", and "In The Red" – plus versions of "Blue Monk", "African Lady", and "Left Alone". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Straight Ahead ... CD 5.99

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Cal MasseyBlues To Coltrane ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The only session as a leader from trumpeter Cal Massey – a big influence on soulful modernism in the 60s, but an artist who showed up more in the liner notes for records than he did in the studio! The record's a really unique one – and a set that crackles with the best sort of intensity of the Candid jazz label at the time. Massey's vision here is one that's extremely progressive – open in a hardbop sort of way, but often touched with more of the modernism that was showing up in the darker corners of the Blue Note scene. His trumpet work here has a mix of sweetness and sharp edges that reminds us a lot of Johnny Coles at his best – but almost even more important is his writing and overall conception – as the tunes here are a fantastic mix of high concept ideals that never fail to groove – of a sort that would show up later in the 60s on records by Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan, and others. The group here is a sextet – with Massey on trumpet, Julius Watkins on French Horn, Hugh Brodie on tenor, Patti Brown on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and GT Hogan on drums – and titles include "These Are Soulful Days", which was recorded by Lee Morgan, and "Bakai", which was recorded by Coltrane – and the tracks "Blues To Coltrane", "What's Wrong", and "Father & Son". CD

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Charles MingusCharles Mingus Presents The Charles Mingus Quartet – Featuring Eric Dolphy ... LP
Candid/Barnaby, 1960. Near Mint- ... $14.99
The title's an apt one, because after frustrations experienced working for Columbia and other labels, Mingus is finally allowed the freedom here to present his own ideas in all their unfettered glory – working with a bracingly tight quartet that features Eric Dolphy on alto and bass clarinet and Ted Curson on trumpet! A number of the tracks here are familiar in their titles from other records, but the versions here stretch out far longer – moving past 10 minutes on 2 of the album's 4 tracks, and approaching that limit on others. But even more noticeable is the spareness of the sound – as the smaller group versions allow for a tremendous amount of solo space, really letting the focus fall on the two horn players, with the bass of Mingus and drums of Dannie Richmond shading in the space behind and beyond. Titles include "Folk Forms No. 1", "All the Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother", and the original uncensored version of "Faubus Fables". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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David Fathead Newman with Clifford JordanBlue Head ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1989. Used ... $4.99
Both Newman and Jordan play tenor – and Newman also plays alto and flute, and Jordan soprano sax! Also features Ted Dunbar on guitar and Buddy Montgomery on piano! CD
(Out of print, cresase through traycard artwork.)

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Claudio RoditiTwo Of Swords ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1990. Used ... $5.99
Claudio Roditi on trumpet and flugelhorn, Jay Ashby on trombone, Danilo Perez and Edward Simon, David Finck and Nilson Matta, and Akira Tana and Duduka Da Fonseca on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Bud ShankI Told You So ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1992. Used ... $9.99
A live date with Bud Shank on alto, Kenny Barron on piano, Lonnie Plaxico on bass, and Victor Lewis on drums. CD

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✨✧ Wayne Shorter/Terry Lyne Carrington/Leo Genovese/Esperanza SpaldingLive At The Detroit Jazz Festival ... CD
Candid, 2022. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A really unique lineup, coming together in a really unique performance – one that definitely pushes the boundaries of all artists involved, and makes for music that's beyond any expectations you might have for the players! The tracks are long, and the music is often quite free and improvised at times – loose, open, and wonderfully experimental – yet still filled with the individual strengths and souls of each of the players – Wayne Shorter on tenor and soprano, Leo Genovese on piano, Terri Lyne Carrington on drums, and Esperanda Spaulding on bass and vocals – the latter of which are nicely different here than on her own albums. There's definitely some of the darker currents that Shorter has brought to his music in the past two decades – and titles include "Someplace Called Where", "Endangered Species", "Encontros E Despedidas", "Drummers Song", and "Midnight In Carlotta's Hair". CD

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Cecil TaylorJumpin' Punkins ... CD
Candid (Japan), 1961. Used ... $9.99
Pretty well peak era material from pianist Cecil Taylor – doing his thing with incredible line up of jazz greats on a couple NYC dates from early 1961! A couple of the pieces here are pure magic – we're especially loving the bits where Cecil is kind of hitting the keys heavily, spurring the players from a comfortable, measured gait into something a bit more feral, but it never busts wide open, creating a dynamic tension. The cream of the crop are on board, including Clark Terry, Roswell Rudd, Steve Lacy, Archie Shepp and Billy Higgins. The numbers mostly run north of 8 minutes, for a nicely loose, lingering groove, and titles include "Jumpin' Punkins", "OP", "O Forgot" and "Things Ain't What They Used To Be". CD
(Out of print.)

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Cecil TaylorWorld Of Cecil Taylor (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Candid/Essential Jazz, 1960. Used ... $6.99
Cecil Taylor's first LP for the Candid label – and a landmark album that really lets him open up for the first time in years at a recording session! The album was cut at Nola's Penthouse in 1960, and the core group is Cecil's trio with Buell Neidlinger on bass and Dennis Charles on drums – but Archie Shepp joins the group on tenor on two tracks, "Air" and "Lazy Afternoon". The remaining three have a sound that's not always heard on other Taylor albums from the 60s – a bit bluesy, with playing that might be called a bit "straight", but which also shows Cecil's command of the jazz idiom in a mode that allows keen comparison with other players of his generation. Titles include "EB", "This Nearly Was Mine", and "Port Of Call". CD adds 3 bonus tracks – "Number One", plus alternate takes of "Air" and "Port Of Call". CD

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Cecil Taylor/Buell NeidlingerNew York City R&B ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1961. Used ... $6.99 9.99
An early 60s session by Cecil Taylor for Candid, and a record that's one of our favorites by him from the early years! Despite the seemingly odd use of the term "R&B" in the title, the record's actually got a sound that's a bit more soulful than usual for Cecil, with surprising use of blue chords and deep rhythms that make for tunes with a different feel at points – yet a groove that's still as modern as you might expect from Taylor! Neidlinger was actually the leader on this session, which we think wasn't issued except for the Jazzman and Barnaby series that dug through the Candid vaults some years after this it was recorded – so they took advantage of Taylor's greater notoriety when they cooked up the packaging. Other sidemen include Archie Shepp, Billy Higgins, Dennis Charles, Clark Terry, Steve Lacy and Roswell Rudd. 4 numbers in all, "Things Ain't What They Used To Be", "Cell Walk For Celeste", "OP", and "Cindy's Main Mood". CD
Also available New York City R&B ... CD 13.99

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Cecil Taylor/Buell NeidlingerNew York City R&B ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
An early 60s session by Cecil Taylor for Candid, and a record that's one of our favorites by him from the early years! Despite the seemingly odd use of the term "R&B" in the title, the record's actually got a sound that's a bit more soulful than usual for Cecil, with surprising use of blue chords and deep rhythms that make for tunes with a different feel at points – yet a groove that's still as modern as you might expect from Taylor! Neidlinger was actually the leader on this session, which we think wasn't issued except for the Jazzman and Barnaby series that dug through the Candid vaults some years after this it was recorded – so they took advantage of Taylor's greater notoriety when they cooked up the packaging. Other sidemen include Archie Shepp, Billy Higgins, Dennis Charles, Clark Terry, Steve Lacy and Roswell Rudd. 4 numbers in all, "Things Ain't What They Used To Be", "Cell Walk For Celeste", "OP", and "Cindy's Main Mood". CD
Also available New York City R&B ... CD 6.99

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Phil WoodsRights Of Swing (Music Heritage Society pressing) ... CD
Candid/Musical Heritage Society, 1961. Used ... $4.99
Really compelling large group work from Phil Woods – one of his first-ever efforts of its type, and a tremendous session that's filled with solos from a wide array of very hip players! The whole album's built around a 5-part "Rights Of Swing" work penned by Woods – a jazz modern number that's obviously taking off of Stravinsky, but without any classical overtones at all – just jazz-based instrumentation from players who include Benny Bailey on trumpet, Julius Watkins on French horn, Sahib Shihab on baritone sax, Tommy Flanagan on piano, and Curtis Fuller on trombone. The horn interplay is wonderful – and the solos are too! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kenny BarronLemuria Seascape ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1991. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features Barron on piano, Ray Drummond on bass and Ben Riley on drums. Tracks include "Sweet Lorraine", "Fungii Mama", "You Go To My Head", and "Seascape". CD

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✨✧ Ray CrawfordI Know Pres (aka Smooth Groove) (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Candid/Victor (Japan), 1961. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the only albums ever cut as a leader by soul jazz guitarist Ray Crawford – a contemporary of Grant Green and Wes Montgomery, but a player who's hardly ever gotten his due! This rare date was originally recorded for the short-lived Candid label back in 1961, but was only issued later as part of the Candid revival – a fact that makes the album even more noteworthy! The set's got a really solid groove that reminds us a fair bit of Grant Green's best early 60s work for Blue Note – as Ray's playing in a tight, single-line format on most numbers – working with a very hip group that includes Johnny Coles on trumpet, Cecil Payne on baritone sax, Junior Mance on piano, Ben Tucker on bass, and Frankie Dunlop on drums. Tracks are all nice and long – very open, with plenty of solo space – and are all originals by Crawford as well. Titles include "Smooth Groove", "I Knew Prez", "Impossible", "Miss April", and "The Compendium Suite". Shoulda been a 60s classic – but at least we've finally gotten it released! LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing, with obi. Obi has light wear, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Eric Dolphy, et alNewport Rebels ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic early 60s session for Candid Records – put together by a group that includes Charles Mingus, Max Roach, and a host of other musicians who were working here as "Newport Rebels" – by setting up the Jazz Artists Guild Festival as a protest against the increasingly commercialized Newport date! And for the record, the group definitely live up to their name – really shaking off the easier modes popularized at the Newport festival, and coming across with a style that's much more modern, firey, and righteous! Other artists include Abbey Lincoln on vocals, Booker Little on trumpet, Tommy Flanagan on piano, Eric Dolphy on saxophone, and Jimmy Knepper on trombone – and titles include a great rendition of "Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do" – plus the originals "Cliff Walk" by Booker Little, "Mysterious Blues" by Mingus, and "Me & You" by members of the group. CD

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✨✧ Sumi TonookaHere Comes Kai ... CD
Candid/DA (Germany), 1992. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sumi Tonooka on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Lewis Nash on drums. CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a cutout hole and a small spot of sticker residue.)

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✨✧ Ray CrawfordSmooth Groove ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the only albums ever cut as a leader by soul jazz guitarist Ray Crawford – a contemporary of Grant Green and Wes Montgomery, but a player who's hardly ever gotten his due! This rare date was originally recorded for the short-lived Candid label back in 1961, but was only issued two decades later as part of the Candid revival – a fact that makes the album even more noteworthy! The set's got a really solid groove that reminds us a fair bit of Grant Green's best early 60s work for Blue Note – as Ray's playing in a tight, single-line format on most numbers – working with a very hip group that includes Johnny Coles on trumpet, Cecil Payne on baritone sax, Junior Mance on piano, Ben Tucker on bass, and Frankie Dunlop on drums. Tracks are all nice and long – very open, with plenty of solo space – and are all originals by Crawford as well. Titles include "Smooth Groove", "I Knew Prez", "Impossible", "Miss April", and "The Compendium Suite". Shoulda been a 60s classic – but at least we've finally gotten it released! CD

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✨✧ Charles MingusMysterious Blues ... CD
Candid (UK), 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
Wonderful work from the Candid Records years of Charles Mingus – a time of unbridled freedom in the studio, when Mingus created some of his best recordings ever! The collection brings together bits that weren't issued on the few Mingus albums on Candid, but which were recorded by the label at the same time – and together, the track represent a deepened picture of this brilliant period in his music. Most of the music here is by a large group with Ted Curson and Lonnie Hillyer on trumpets, Eric Dolphy on reeds, Charles McPherson on alto, and Booker Ervin on tenor – on tracks that include "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams", "Reincarnation Of A Love Bird (take 4)", "Melody From The Drums", "Me & You Blues", and "Vassarlean". Two more tracks – "Mysterious Blues" and "Body & Soul (take 2)" – are by a smaller combo with Roy Eldridge on trumpet, Eric Dolphy on alto, Tommy Flanagan on piano, and Jimmy Knepper on trombone. CD

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✨✧ Steve LacyStraight Horn Of Steve Lacy ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The only thing "straight" about Steve Lacy's horn is its shape – as the soprano sax here is used in some extremely inventive and modern ways, especially for the date of the session! We don't think we're going out on a limb to say Lacy is one of the foremost melodic improvisors of his time, and easily one of the most talented soprano players too – and his early date as a leader shows both his forward looking involvement with the avant garde (he'd played with Cecil Taylor just before this date and does a couple of his compositions here) and a career-long fascination with Thelonious Monk. Although the group here is piano-less – with Charles Davis on baritone sax, John Ore on bass, and Roy Haynes on drums – there's a definite Monk-like edge to many of the numbers, carried off especially by the sharp turns in Lacy's horn! Titles include "Criss Cross", "Air", "Donna Lee", "Louise", "Played Twice", and "Introspection". CD

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✨✧ Abbey LincolnStraight Ahead ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
There's nothing Straight Ahead about this record – as the album's one of the first bold statements of modernism from Abbey Lincoln – and the kind of set that builds nicely from the vocal experiments she was doing with Max Roach at the time! The group here is almost one of those largeish Roach ensembles from the Impulse years – an assortment of players that includes Max on drums, Mal Waldron on piano, Eric Dolphy on reeds, Julian Priester on trombone, and Booker Little on trumpet – plus the surprising additions of Walter Benton and Coleman Hawkins on tenor sax! Gone are the sleepy standards of earlier sessions, and in their place is Lincoln's emerging sense of anger, power, and righteous indignation – served up on the original compositions "Retribution", "Straight Ahead", and "In The Red" – plus versions of "Blue Monk", "African Lady", and "Left Alone". CD
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Straight Ahead ... CD 8.99
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✨✧ Booker LittleOut Front ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Supremely soulful modern jazz from the great Booker Little – one of his best albums ever as a leader, and a real standout moment amidst so many of the re-titled sessions that came out after his early death! The album's got a tremendous feel from the very first note – a furthering of the modernism that Little forged with Max Roach and Eric Dolphy – but stated more strongly in his own voice as a leader and composer – a bold jazz vision that makes us miss his talents even more strongly than before! The group here is the stuff of legends – with Dolphy on alto, bass clarinet, and flute – plus Don Friedman on piano, Julian Priester on trombone, Ron Carter or Art Davis on bass, and Max Roach on drums, tympani, and vibes! Titles are all original compositions by Little – and include "We Speak", "Strength & Sanity", "Quiet, Please", "Hazy Hues", and "Moods In Free Time". CD

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✨✧ Charles MingusCharles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The title's an apt one, because after frustrations experienced working for Columbia and other labels, Mingus is finally allowed the freedom here to present his own ideas in all their unfettered glory – working with a bracingly tight quartet that features Eric Dolphy on alto and bass clarinet and Ted Curson on trumpet! A number of the tracks here are familiar in their titles from other records, but the versions here stretch out far longer – moving past 10 minutes on 2 of the album's 4 tracks, and approaching that limit on others. But even more noticeable is the spareness of the sound – as the smaller group versions allow for a tremendous amount of solo space, really letting the focus fall on the two horn players, with the bass of Mingus and drums of Dannie Richmond shading in the space behind and beyond. Titles include "Folk Forms No. 1", "All the Things You Could Be By Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother", and the original uncensored version of "Faubus Fables". CD

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✨✧ Max RoachWe Insist! – Freedom Now Suite (180 gram clear vinyl pressing) (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Candid, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the most righteous albums that Max Roach ever cut – and a monumental jazz release from the heart of the Civil Rights era! As you can guess from the cover and title, there's a very political bent to the record – served up in righteous lyrics penned by Oscar Brand Jr, and sung by Abbey Lincoln at her most biting – really stepping out here in just a few short years from her previous role as a straight jazz singer, and firmly grabbing up territory no other female vocalists had touched! For this momentous event, Roach gathered together a really special group for the record – players who include regular partners Booker Little on trumpet and Julian Priester on trombone – alongside surprising guests like Coleman Hawkins on tenor sax, Olatunji on percussion, and Ray Mantilla on congas. There's no piano at all on the record, and the tracks are all long ones – stretching out with soaring horn passages next to the vocals, and plenty of percussion at the bottom to get things moving! Titles include "Driva' Man", "Tears for Johannesburg", "Freedom Day", "All Africa", and "Prayer/Protest/Peace". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Cecil TaylorAir ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Cecil Taylor and Archie Shepp – two key modern figures of the 60s, working here together in a seminal session recorded at the start of the decade! The album's approach is definitely dictated by Taylor – as the tunes have a piano-driven quality that's quite different than most music Shepp would later record – although Archie still manages to get in plenty of great moments on tenor! You can really hear Cecil breaking out of his earlier sound on the record – stretching forth in some of the more freely expressive ways that would dominate later, yet never too free – almost with a hint of modern swing at some points. Other players include Buell Niedlinger on bass and either Sunny Murray or Dennis Charles on drums – and titles include "Air", "Number One", and "Port Of Call". CD features 3 takes of "Air" and 2 of "Number One". CD

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✨✧ Cecil TaylorCell Walk For Celeste ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A standout album in Cecil Taylor's creative run for the Candid label at the start of the 60s – not only because it features great work from a young Archie Shepp on tenor, but also because trumpeter Clark Terry makes a surprising appearance too! Shepp works with Taylor on the album's famous title track "Cell Walk For Celeste" – relatively free and improvised, with Buell Niedlinger on bass and Dennis Charles on drums. Then Shepp and Niedlinger play a haunting duet on "Davis" – very structure-less, and a key early improvisation from the New York scene. "Jumpin Punkins" has a much more traditional swing – with Terry joining in on trumpet, plus Steve Lacy on soprano sax, Roswell Rudd on trombone, and Billy Higgins on drums – all working out with energy that almost reminds us of a Shepp Impulse session from later in the decades. Other titles include "Section C", and alternate takes of "Jumpin Punkins" and "Cell Walk For Celeste". CD

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✨✧ Cecil TaylorWorld Of Cecil Taylor ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Cecil Taylor's first LP for the Candid label – and a landmark album that really lets him open up for the first time in years at a recording session! The album was cut at Nola's Penthouse in 1960, and the core group is Cecil's trio with Buell Neidlinger on bass and Dennis Charles on drums – but Archie Shepp joins the group on tenor on two tracks, "Air" and "Lazy Afternoon". The remaining three have a sound that's not always heard on other Taylor albums from the 60s – a bit bluesy, with playing that might be called a bit "straight", but which also shows Cecil's command of the jazz idiom in a mode that allows keen comparison with other players of his generation. Titles include "EB", "This Nearly Was Mine", and "Port Of Call". CD
Also available World Of Cecil Taylor (with bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Ricky FordManhattan Blues ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1989. Used ... Out Of Stock
Ricky Ford on tenor saxophone, Jaki Byard on piano, Milt Hinton on bass, and Ben Riley on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Stacey KentClose Your Eyes (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Candid/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1997. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the first albums ever recorded by UK jazz singer Stacey Kent – the start of a great run of albums that would bring the vocalist great fame in the decade to come! The style here is nice and laidback – that strong commitment to reviving jazz vocal modes that made Kent such a standout in a generation of smoother jazz artists – a real no-nonsense approach that has Stacey singing strongly with backing from a small, tight combo! Players include Jim Tomlinson on tenor, Colin Oxley on guitar, and David Newton on piano – all of whom really flesh out the colors of the tunes, on titles that include "There's No You", "It's Delovely", "Close Your Eyes", "Dream Dancing", "Day In Day Out", "Sleep Warm", "Little White Lies", and "You Go To My Head". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great 2LP pressing – first vinyl release!)

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✨✧ VariousJazz Life! ... LP
Candid, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A hip collection of tracks recorded during the early 60s years of the Candid label – all of them great, and all of them exclusive to this LP! The album does a great job of digging into the modern jazz underground of the early 60s – and titles include "R&R" by Charles Mingus, "Oh Yeah Oh Yeah" by Kenny Dorham and Benny Bailey, "Lord Lord Am I Ever Gonna Know" by Lucky Thompson, and "Father & Son" by Cal Massey. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing on Barnaby. Cover has faint ring wear.)
 
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Sue KwonRap Is Risen – New York Photographs 1988 to 2008 (hardcover) ... Book
Testify Books, 2021. New Copy ... $39.99 50.00
Fantastic images from the golden years of hip hop – all shot by photographer Sue Kwon, who first started at the Village Voice, then went on to photograph these artists for the labels on which they recorded! Kwon had huge access back in the day, and it definitely shows in the book – as the images are both well-done portraits and promo shots, and a fair bit of spontaneous candid images – such as the great shot that's on the front cover! At the time, maybe nobody thought these artists would become the stuff of legend – which is why Sue's work here is equally important from a historical perspective as it is from an artistic one – a great update to some of the hip hop photography books of the late 70s/early 80s generation. 272 pages, hardcover, and filled with photographs throughout! Book

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Charles MingusMingus At Antibes ... CD
Atlantic, 1960. Used ... $6.99
A searing live set by Charles Mingus – a double-length performance recorded in Antibes during his classic years for Atlantic Records, but not issued by the label until many years later! The album's a great extrapolation of the sound that Mingus had forged on sessions for Columbia, Atlantic, and Candid – the latter label especially, as the tunes here are all quite long, and really put a lot of emphasis on the solo voices of the players in the group. Given that those players include Ted Curson on trumpet, Booker Ervin on tenor, and Eric Dolphy on alto sax, the sound here is proud and loud throughout – with plenty of fire from all three horns! Bud Powell makes a guest appearance on the set – and titles include "Prayer For Passive Resistance", "What Love", "I'll Remember April", "Folk Forms 1", and "Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting". CD

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Charles MingusMingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (jewel case version) ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1963. Used ... $6.99
The title's exploding with Mingus, and the album is too – a completely classic effort for Impulse Records that's easily one of Charles' best of the 60s! Things are reigned in somewhat from the Mingus years at Atlantic or Candid, but the sound is still great – almost more focused than before – with a sense of all the best qualities that Charles was finding in his music, laid out back to back in near-perfect formation! The group's full of great players – with reeds from Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin, and Jerome Richardson – all of whom really contribute some deep tones to the album – and Jaki Byard's on piano, making one of his key Mingus appearances of the 60s. Titles include the massive "Better Get Hit In Yo' Soul" (the virtual Mingus "trademark" tune), plus the tracks "Celia", "Hora Decubitus", and "II B.S.". CD
(Late 80s MCA pressing in a regular jewel case.)
Also available Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (UHQCD pressing) ... CD 19.99

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Charles MingusMingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (UHQCD pressing) ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99 23.99
cThe title's exploding with Mingus, and the album is too – a completely classic effort for Impulse Records that's easily one of Charles' best of the 60s! Things are reigned in somewhat from the Mingus years at Atlantic or Candid, but the sound is still great – almost more focused than before – with a sense of all the best qualities that Charles was finding in his music, laid out back to back in near-perfect formation! The group's full of great players – with reeds from Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin, and Jerome Richardson – all of whom really contribute some deep tones to the album – and Jaki Byard's on piano, making one of his key Mingus appearances of the 60s. Titles include the massive "Better Get Hit In Yo' Soul" (the virtual Mingus "trademark" tune), plus the tracks "Celia", "Hora Decubitus", and "II B.S.". CD features the bonus track "Freedom" – not on the original LP! CD
Also available Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (jewel case version) ... CD 6.99

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Andrea Di RobilantFace To Face – The Photographs Of Camilla McGrath (hardcover) ... Book
Alfred A Knopf, 2020. New Copy ... $10.99 75.00
Photographer Camilla McGrath has a great way with a face, and great access to a variety of very striking faces as well – as the artist came from higher up in Italian society in the 70s, which gave her access to countless key cultural figures at the time – a mix of American and European artists and musicians who are featured here in hundreds of black and white images from the 70s through the 90s! The scope of subjects is huge – Jack Nicholson, Mick Jagger, Joan Didion, David Hockney, and countless others – all shot in very relaxed settings, usually at a party or around the house – sometimes posed, often candid, and with a great eye for the individual character of their faces. The book is huge, 341 pages, hardcover, with mostly black and white photographs, and a few color images too – plus some notes on Camilla and her work. Book
(Please note – Spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Cecil TaylorWorld Of Cecil Taylor ... LP
Candid, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... On December 31, 2022
Cecil Taylor's first LP for the Candid label – and a landmark album that really lets him open up for the first time in years at a recording session! The album was cut at Nola's Penthouse in 1960, and the core group is Cecil's trio with Buell Neidlinger on bass and Dennis Charles on drums – but Archie Shepp joins the group on tenor on two tracks, "Air" and "Lazy Afternoon". The remaining three have a sound that's not always heard on other Taylor albums from the 60s – a bit bluesy, with playing that might be called a bit "straight", but which also shows Cecil's command of the jazz idiom in a mode that allows keen comparison with other players of his generation. Titles include "EB", "This Nearly Was Mine", and "Port Of Call". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available World Of Cecil Taylor (with bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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Freddy WarrenRonnie Scott's 1959 to 1969 (hardcover) ... Book
Reel Art (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $30.99 39.95
A decade's worth of images from one of the hippest jazz clubs on the planet – London's Ronnie Scott's, which was home to some of the best performances in the city in the 60s! Photographer Freddy Warren was there through much of the decade – almost a fly on the wall for his access to the club and its performers – sometimes captured here onstage, sometimes in more unusual candid moments – mostly in black and white, but with a few color images too! The book has a good bit of text from Brit jazz historian Graham Marsh, and features dozens of wonderful shots – images of Sonny Rollins, Max Roach, Tubby Hayes, Duke Ellington, Yusef Lateef, Ella Fitzgerald, Jeanne Lee, Cannonball Adderley, and many others – even Ronnie himself! The book is heavy, hardcover, and oversize – 143 pages in all. Book
 
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David AmramLatin Jazz Celebration ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1983. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
An early 80s look at Latin jazz from David Amram – with a who's who of Latin jazz players and stellar jazz musicians of other realms – including Paquito D'Riveria, Candido, Machito & Machito Jr, Brazilian percussion guru Duduca Fonseca, David Fathead Newman, Jimmy Knepper, Pepper Adams and others others! What could have come out as clinical or academic comes through with passion and affection, partly because Amram could get such incredible players on the record, but mostly because the multi-instrumentalist ring leader is genuinely celebrating the music rather than simply replicating it. Includes "En Memoria De Chano Pozo, "New York Charanga", "Brazilian Memories", "Celebration", "Song Of The Rainforest" and more. CD

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✨✧ Art FarmerSomething You Got ... LP
CTI, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $13.99
A sweet funky album from Art Farmer– an artist we don't normally associate with 70s funk, but who does a really great job on this CTI session! Art's working here in the frontline with Yusef Lateef on reeds – another unlikely candidate for a record like this – and the pair get some strong backing from the band of Dave Matthews, who manages to provide just the right blend of tight arrangements and jazz funk, so that each player gets plenty of room to soar, but the whole album sticks in a nice smooth groove on the rhythms! Includes a soaring version of Chick Corea's "Spain", a slow funk take on Chris Kenner's "Something You Got", and the cuts "Flute Song", "Hombre Del Sol", "Sauhade", and "Sandu". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch , but is in great shape otherwise.)

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FossGeod – Lukas Foss/Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra ... LP
Candide, 1970. Very Good+ ... $6.99 8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear, taped seams, ink stamp on back.)

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Erroll GarnerMambo Moves ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A great LP of Latin-y piano tracks with Candido sitting on on congas – an element that makes the album groove nicely, with a harder Latin sound than you'd ever expect! Great stuff all around – and we wish he'd recorded more like this! Titles include "Mambo Nights", "Old Black Magic", "Mambo Blues", "Night & Day", and "Mambo Garner". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, yellowing from age, and a vintage price sticker in back.)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieGillespiana/Carnegie Hall Concert ... CD
Verve, Early 60s. Used ... $5.99
A great burner from Diz – and one that features a large group, long tracks, and some stellar early work from Lalo Schifrin! Schifrin was in Diz's group at the time, playing piano and contributing fantastic Latin-tinged arrangements that gave the band a whole new life. Other players on this session include Candido, Leo Wright, Julius Watkins, and Willie Rodriguez – and the tracks include "Africana", "Blues", and "Panamerica". An incredible live set from Dizzy Gillespie – one that has him working in stunning big band mode, but with all the depth and agility of a small combo! The set features variations on a number of classic Gillespie themes – including "Kush", "Manteca", "Ool Ya Koo", and "Tunisian Fantasy (Night In Tunisia)" – recast with that ever-growing Latin influence that Dizzy was picking up in the 60s, supported strongly by the presence of a young Lalo Schifrin, who plays piano on the set. Horn players include Dizzy, Clark Terry, and Nick Travis on trumpets; Gunter Schuller and Jim Buffington on French Horns; Leo Wright on sax and flute; and Don Butterfield on tuba – supported by rhythm from Schifrin on piano, Art Davis on bass, and Charles Lumpkin on drums. Tunes are awash in soulful solos and deeply colored hues – and titles include "Manteca", "This Is The Way", "Kush", "Ool Ya Koo", and "Tunisian Fantasy". CD
(Out of print.)

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Leo GoldsteinEast Harlem – The Postwar Years (hardcover) ... Book
Powerhouse Books, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 50.00
Beautiful black and white images from the East Harlem scene of the postwar years – material shot by New York photographer Leo Goldstein to partly document the new wave of Puerto Rican immigrants in the neighborhood, as maybe one of the first efforts to establish a Nuyorican sense of identity! The images are mostly portraits, with a few candids shot in the street – and given that the book is on Powerhouse, there's a nice resonance with some of that publisher's later volumes on early hip hop and other New York street photography. All images are in black and white, and the book is hardcover, and 158 pages. Book

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✨✧ Beaver Harris/Don Pullen 360 ExperienceWell Kept Secret ... CD
Shemp/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1984. Used Gatefold ... $9.99
One of the most striking Don Pullen albums of the 80s – a beautifully open session that has the pianist co-leading a version of the 360 Experience group of drummer Beaver Harris – with an excellent lineup that also features Ricky Ford on tenor sax, Hamiet Bluiett on baritone, and Buster Williams on bass! The mix of players is unusual, and the sound here is as well – a record that easily steps between freer moments and more tuneful passages – imbued with the creative spirit of the loft jazz generation, but also taken a step further too – possibly via the album's production work by Hal Willner. There's some truly majestic moments on the album – and the whole thing is a great demonstration of the way that the farther fringes of the jazz universe were finding even more focused expression in the 80s – during a time when records like this really helped give musicians a great outlet for their new ideas. The set begins with the very long "Goree", which has additional work by Candido on percussion – and other tracks include "Land Of The Pharoahs", "Double Arc Jake", and "Newcomer". CD
Also available Well Kept Secret ... CD 12.99

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Beaver Harris/Don Pullen 360 ExperienceWell Kept Secret ... CD
Shemp/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1984. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 15.99
One of the most striking Don Pullen albums of the 80s – a beautifully open session that has the pianist co-leading a version of the 360 Experience group of drummer Beaver Harris – with an excellent lineup that also features Ricky Ford on tenor sax, Hamiet Bluiett on baritone, and Buster Williams on bass! The mix of players is unusual, and the sound here is as well – a record that easily steps between freer moments and more tuneful passages – imbued with the creative spirit of the loft jazz generation, but also taken a step further too – possibly via the album's production work by Hal Willner. There's some truly majestic moments on the album – and the whole thing is a great demonstration of the way that the farther fringes of the jazz universe were finding even more focused expression in the 80s – during a time when records like this really helped give musicians a great outlet for their new ideas. The set begins with the very long "Goree", which has additional work by Candido on percussion – and other tracks include "Land Of The Pharoahs", "Double Arc Jake", and "Newcomer". CD
Also available Well Kept Secret ... CD 9.99

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Jimmy HughesSomething Extra Special – The Complete Volt Recordings 1968 to 1971 (with unreleased tracks) ... CD
Volt/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Amazing stuff – an already-great album on CD, but with bonus cuts from singles, and a dozen unissued tracks! The core album is Something Special – the only Stax album cut by singer Jimmy Hughes – an artist with a huge impact on southern soul in the 60s, but one who never got the push his career deserved, probably because he kept bouncing from label to label! The style here is kind of an update of the groove that Jimmy first recorded for Vee Jay and Atco – a more refined approach to bluesy soul that's somewhat in the same space that Stax were hitting with Johnny Taylor at the time. Backings are sometimes nicely chunky, almost funky – and tunes are produced by Al Jackson, Al Bell, and Charles Chalmers – all good candidates for a set like this. Titles include "I Like Everything About You", "Let 'Em Down Baby", "Lay It On The Line", "Sweet Things You Do", "I'm Not Ashamed To Beg Or Plead", and "It's All Up To You". Bonus tracks are all mighty nice too – and include "Too Old To Play", "Leave Us Alone", "Your Love Is Important To Me", "Did You Forge", "You Done Fed Me Sumpin", "Don't You Know I'm All Alone", and "I Worry About You". CD

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Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic In Europe (brick cover) ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A great little live set – ostensibly a Dizzy Gillespie performance, but with some very strong guest stars! The core of the group is Diz's great one from the early 60s – with Lalo Schifrin on piano and Leo Wright on alto and flute, and they're joined by Stan Getz, JJ Johnson, and Candido for this tasty set of three long tracks: "Kush", "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "Bop 'N' Boogie". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Japanese Polydor pressing – UMV 2568. Includes the insert. Cover has light wear.)

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Elvin JonesAt This Point In Time ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... About November 18, 2022
Elvin Jones on drums, Pepper Adams on baritone sax, Frank Foster and Steve Grossman on soprano and tenor saxophone, Gene Perla on bass, Cornell Dupree on guitar, Candido Camero on congas, Jan Hammer on piano and synthesizer, Omar Clay and Richie 'Pablo' Landrum on percussion, and Warren Smith on tympani. CD

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Elvin JonesElvin Jones Coalition ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... About November 18, 2022
A stunning early set as a leader from Elvin Jones – both a tremendous demonstration of the free energy he let loose after the passing of John Coltrane, and a set that's also still got some key Coltrane-esque elements! As with other Jones albums to follow, Elvin's got some key reedmen on hand – George Coleman on tenor, and Frank Foster on tenor, alto, and bass clarinet – both given plenty of room to run around with long solos on the open space of the record – yet without ever blowing off their heads as much as some of the younger players who'd work with Jones. There's no piano at all on the set – just the rock-slid bass of Wilbur Little, and additional congas from Candido next to Elvin's drums. The tracks have a haunting quality that mixes modal grooving with spare moments, and titles include "Simone", "5/4 Thing", "Shinjitu", and a nice version of "Yesterdays". CD

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Elvin JonesPoly-Currents ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... About November 18, 2022
The title's a great one for this post-Coltrane cooker from Elvin Jones – as the set really has Elvin exploring some really fresh currents in jazz, with a range of complicated rhythms that really pull the whole session along strongly! Rhythm is really set free on the record – as Elvin works to unlock some tremendous new possibilities in jazz, but all at a level that's quite different than his previous work with his famous leader – a rich tapestry of new spiritual expression that's carried off wonderfully by Joe Farrell on flute, tenor, and English horn – plus George Coleman on tenor, Pepper Adams on baritone, and a bit more flute from Fred Tompkins. There's no piano on the album at all – and Wilbur Little plays some tremendous bass, with some occasional conga work from Candido as well. Titles are all originals by group members – or Mrs Jones – and titles include "Whew", "Agenda", "Agappe Love", "Mr Jones", and "Yes". CD

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LutoslawskiLittle Suite/ Chain Of Straw/ Five Dance Preludes/ Overture for String Orchestra/Funeral Music For String Orchestra – Arthur Gruber/Berlin Symphony/Hamburg Symphony Orchestra. ... LP
Candide, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a split top seam and some peeling in the rear paste-on.)

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Charlie ParkerBird At Carnegie Hall – Historic Charlie Parker Performances In The Hallowed Setting Of Carnegie Hall ... CD
Capitol/Cool N' Blue, 1947/1949/1952/1954. Used ... $2.99 11.99
Notable sidemen include Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis, Walter Bishop, Al Haig, Roy Haynes, Kenny Clarke, and Candido. CD
(Out of print.)

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Tito PuenteTito Puente (Otra) ... LP
Otra, 1950s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Includes "Ti Mon Bo", "Tu No Eres Nadie", "Guayara", "Cuando Suenanlos Tambores", "Cha-Kee-Ta", "Sacala", "Rogelio, No Aprietes Mas", "Four Beat Cha Cha", "Chang", and "Candido". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover and labels have some notes in pen.)

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George ShearingLullaby Of Birdland ... LP
Verve, Late 40s-Mid 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
A collection of classic Shearing recordings with his quintets, with sidemen that include Marjorie Hyams, chuck Wayne, Denzil Best, Don Elliott, Billy Eckstine, Cal Tjader, Toots Thielemans, and Candido. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue. Cover has light wear.)

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VariousBy The Way You Idjut – Idjut Boys Salsoul Mix ... CD
Salsoul/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The Idjut Boys take on the catalog of the legendary Salsoul Records – in a continuous mix that shows just how much the sounds of the past have to answer for the grooves of the present! Unlike some of the other titles in this series, the Idjuts seem to leave a bit more of their trace on the tunes – augmenting them just a bit with contemporary production touches, while still keeping things classic at the core – maybe a bit like Joey Negro does with his own music. The track selection is mighty nice, too – with some less-iconic Salsoul tunes, in a 76 minute mix of 17 titles that include "I'll Keep You Warm" by Salsoul Orchestra, "Into The Milky Way" by Jimmy Briscoe & The Beavers, "You Can Do It" by Vaughn Mason & Butch Dayo, "Go Get It" by Metropolis, "Candi's Funk" by Candido, "Moon Boots" by ORS, "Disco Dancin" by Skyy, "By The Way You Dance" by Bunny Sigler, and "I May Not Be There When You Want Me" by Loleatta Holloway. CD

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✨✧ Bennie GreenBennie Green Blows His Horn ... LP
Prestige, 1955. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Bennie Green blows his horn – and really blows us away in the process! Green emerges here as one of the most biting trombonists of the postwar years – a player who can handle his instrument with a deftness usually heard more on a trumpet – a sense of phrasing that's incredibly sharp and on the money, and which mixes here with some wicked lead lines from Charlie Rouse on tenor sax! Rouse has all his early gutbuckety tones firmly intact – and steps out here in a group that also features Cliff Smalls on piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Osie Johnson on drums. Candido plays conga on half the record – and titles include the classic "Groovin the Blues", plus "Body & Soul", "Say Jack", "Sometimes I'm Happy", "One Track", "Hi Yo Silver", and "Laura". LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ Paul Revere & The RaidersSpirit Of 67 ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest albums ever from Paul Revere & The Raiders – a set that really had the group stepping forward from their roots as a Northwest party act, into some headier territory of their own! The set was actually recorded the year before the 1967 summer of love – but it certainly points the way forward, as the group work with genius producer/arranger Terry Melcher – who brings in some slightly trippy elements, and almost Byrds-like touches at times – really complicating the sound nicely, while still keeping things in the same tightly catchy territory that made the group so great! The song titles alone give a hint at the coolness of the album – as titles include "Our Candidate", "The Great Airplane Strike", "Undecided Man", "Why Why Why Is It So Hard", "In My Community", "Good Thing", and "Hungry". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Randy WestonUhuru Afrika/Highlife ... CD
Roulette/Capitol, 1960/1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Incredible work by Randy Weston – light years ahead of his trio material from just a few years before! The album is one of his most progressive from the early years, and features an extended suite dedicated to the newly-won freedoms of the African Nations – with occasional lyrics by Langston Hughes, and arrangements by the great Melba Liston! The material's political, radical, and modernist – but it never fails to groove, and uses its politics to achieve an added emotional punch, as in the best work from the same time by Max Roach and Charles Mingus – and some of their larger progressive projects. The group is much larger than you'd expect from Randy – with Benny Bailey and Richard Williams on trumpets, Slide Hampton on trombone, Sahib Shihab on reeds, and Candido and Olatunji on percussion – which really dominates the record. The whole thing is amazing – one of the purest realizations of the African influence in Weston's music – and movements of the suite are entitled "Uhuru Kwanza", "African Lady", "Bantu", and "Kucheza Blues" CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieNight In Tunisia ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Mid 50s recordings with Dizzy's big bands, with sidemen that include Quincy Jones, JJ Johnson, Hank Mobley, Lucky Thompson, Lee Morgan, Benny Golson, Wynton Kelly, Billy Mitchell, Candido, Al Grey, and many more. LP, Vinyl record album
(60s VSP pressing. Cover has staining on the opening.)

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✨✧ Hubay/Ernst/YsayeViolin Concerto Op 99/Hungarian Concerto Op 23/Chant D'Hiver – Aaron Rosand/Louis De Froment/Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg ... LP
Candide, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some discoloration from age, mostly in back.)

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✨✧ Karlheinz StockhausenProzession For Tamtam, Viola, Elektronium, Piano, Filters & Potentiometers ... LP
Candide, Mid 60s. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
A haunting work that mixes electronics with piano and viola, for a beautiful spare sound that has lots of dark jagged moments. Aloys Kontasky plays piano, and Stockhausen's on the filters and potentiomenters. The record is a beautiful mix of sounds, moods, and emotions, and it's a very tough one to find. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has light wear and a lightly bumped corner.)

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✨✧ Dinah WashingtonAfter Hours With Miss D ... LP
EmArcy, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Dinah's in a perfect setting here – one that gets more jazz out of her style than other records at the time! The "after hours" setting has Dinah singing with a relaxed jazz combo – one that features Eddie Lockjaw Davis and Paul Quinichette on tenor, Clark Terry on trumpet, and Junior Mance on piano – as well as some other nice touches, like congas from Candido, and a bit of organ work from Jackie Davis! The tunes still have the slightly bluesy feel of Dinah's other work, but are more jazz-based in their phrasing and presentation – and titles include "A Foggy Day", "Bye Bye Blues", "Am I Blue", "Blue Skies", and "Love For Sale". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s Japanese pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ VariousPowerplant Classics ... 12-inch
TMD, 1970s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Includes "1000 Finger Man" by Candido, "Inch By Inch" by Persia, "Funkanova" by Wood Brass & Steel, "Spasticus" by Ian Dury, and "On A Journey" by Elektrik Funk. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Plain labels with tracks handwritten in marker.)

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✨✧ VariousReturn Of Jazz Club – Dancefloor Classics From The Original Jazz Dance DJ ... CD
Prestige/BGP (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Really classic jazz grooves from the vaults of Prestige Records – the kind of cuts that first broke big on the London scene of the 80s, at a time when diggers were setting fire to the rare groove scene too! The cuts here are proof that some of the best work doesn't need to come from completely obscure groups or super-tiny labels – as the music here is exactly the kind of work that made huge waves in the US jazz scene when first released, then went underground for many years – until later collectors and diggers brought it back to the limelight! The great thing is how many of these cuts are all acoustic – no need for electricity to make things funky – as you'll hear on tracks that include "Hiyo Silver" by Bennie Green, "Grease Monkey" by Kenny Burrell with Jack McDuff, "Mau Mau" by Art Farmer, "Mambo Inn" by Billy Taylor with Candido, "Manteca" by Red Garland, "Blue Stompin" by Hal Singer, "Spider Man" by Freddie McCoy, "Filthy McNasty" by Eddie Jefferson, "Flatjacks" by Willie Rodriguez, "Blue Gator" by Willis Jackson, and "Pedro Stroller" by Johnny Lytle. CD

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✨✧ Erroll GarnerMambo Moves ... CD
Mercury, 1954. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great LP of Latin-y piano tracks with Candido sitting on on congas – an element that makes the album groove nicely, with a harder Latin sound than you'd ever expect! Great stuff all around – and we wish he'd recorded more like this! Titles include "Mambo Nights", "Old Black Magic", "Mambo Blues", "Night & Day", and "Mambo Garner". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Elvin JonesPoly-Currents ... CD
Blue Note, 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
The title's a great one for this post-Coltrane cooker from Elvin Jones – as the set really has Elvin exploring some really fresh currents in jazz, with a range of complicated rhythms that really pull the whole session along strongly! Rhythm is really set free on the record – as Elvin works to unlock some tremendous new possibilities in jazz, but all at a level that's quite different than his previous work with his famous leader – a rich tapestry of new spiritual expression that's carried off wonderfully by Joe Farrell on flute, tenor, and English horn – plus George Coleman on tenor, Pepper Adams on baritone, and a bit more flute from Fred Tompkins. There's no piano on the album at all – and Wilbur Little plays some tremendous bass, with some occasional conga work from Candido as well. Titles are all originals by group members – or Mrs Jones – and titles include "Whew", "Agenda", "Agappe Love", "Mr Jones", and "Yes". CD
(Out of print, 1988 Blue Note pressing.)

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✨✧ Bud PowellBirdland 1953 (3CD set) ... CD
ESP, 1953. Used 3 CDs ... Out Of Stock
A comprehensive set of live recordings by Bud Powell – recorded in that magical year of 1953, on location at the Birdland nightclub! This set's the biggest and best we've ever seen of these performances – and not only includes a wealth of trio tracks, but also some cuts with Charlie Parker on alto or Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet. Bud's piano alone is worth the price of admission, though – and these radio broadcasts capture him at the height of his bop powers – working with shifting lineups that include either Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Franklin Skeetes, or George Duvivier on bass – and either Art Taylor, Roy Haynes, or Sonny Payne on drums. Candido joins in on the Charlie Parker cuts, giving things a bit of a cubop swing – and the set features 49 tracks in all on 3CDs! CD
 
 
 



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